Fraud and Abuse Cases
To learn about real-life cases of Medicare fraud and abuse and the consequences, check out the Enforcement News items, located on lower portion of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and the U.S. Department of Justice Stop Medicare Fraud Newsroom web page.
Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA)/Primary Care Incentive Payment Program (PCIP)/HPSA Surgical Incentive Payment Program (HSIP) Incentive Payments
WPS Medicare would like to remind providers that the remittance notice for the Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA), Primary Care Incentive Payment Program (PCIP), and HPSA Surgical Incentive Payment Program (HSIP) incentive payments is not available in electronic format. This special remittance is issued in paper format for all providers and will arrive between 7-10 following the incentive payment date.
Payment Recovery Hours of Operation Changes
Effective November 03, 2014, the Payment Recovery telephone hours of operation will be changing from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm CT to 9:00 am - 1:00 pm CT.
For information about the availability of auxiliary aids and services, please visit: http://www.medicare.gov/about-us/nondiscrimination/nondiscrimination-notice.html
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